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Old 09-05-2014, 07:04 PM   #1
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ok yes back again thanks for all that reply
2001 Buick regal LS just replaced oil pan gasket 1 year ago
looks like leaking again
so will the aluminum oil pan fit with the steel sub frame?
I saw a few guys put both on the pan and aluminum sub frame
from these forums
if it will fit will like to put it on for now
{any one out there have a aluminum pan and front mount and aluminum
sub frame for sale?}
thanks much for all you guys that reply again your all a big help!!!
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There was a problem with those black steel oil pans leaking, even after replacing the gasket.....TSB came out....

The top of the Pan had a "ripple" in it......if you did not RTV the top and bottom of the replacement gasket, it would leak....
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thanks for your reply do you know if the aluminum oil pan fit with the steel sub frame?
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Just curious, but if a little RTV would stop the leak, then why would you want to spend money trying to replace the oil pan?
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what have you done to your ride ?
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Not trying to be rude at all, so please do not take it that way, but I am a bit confused, what does that have to do with the question I asked?
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i had to replace the one on my bonnie it was rusted out. there were a bunch of different pans. some for oil level sensors, and some not and the after market pan didnt fit well. if i was you i would just take it out put some black rtv on it and put it back together. make sure you dont crank it down thats as bad as leaving it loose. has to be torqued to the right value in the right sequence.

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I just wonder why every one avoids the question I asked I guess no one knows?
if the aluminum pan will fit ?
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what happen to that guy with the BARNEY profile I know he put a aluminum pan on his regal but that was with a aluminum sub frame
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I just wonder why every one avoids the question I asked I guess no one knows?
if the aluminum pan will fit ?
Ahh, I got ya, sorry about that, I did not answer because I did not know, I have honestly never tried to replace mine.

As for the Barney guy, I am not sure what happened with Bill Boost I think his name was, I don't think he has been around since the old Pontiac Bonneville Club days.
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